I was on the depo shot since August, got off it in May and switched to the pill because I was spooting the entire time. After two weeks on the pill the spotting stopped. Then on June 8th I had a normal period. Really bad cramps, etc... It ended on the 15th. On the 19th my husband and I decided to start trying for a baby. So I stopped taking my pills. four days later (23rd) I started another "period" I thought it might be implantion but it was bright red and very gooey at first. After four days i had to wear a tampon. SO I figured it was a period. That ended the 1st of July. Now on July 10th I started another "period" It was very light and pink this time and very sticky/gooey. But only when I wipe. However today I wiped and it was bright red. I still dont need to wear anything and it is only when I wipe. But it is also not every time. I am so confused. This seemed more like implantation bleeding because of the color and what not, but I have no idea!? I am meeting with my doctor this week to see whats wrong, but I would like some insight on what you think it might be? Thanks!
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If you had been on the birth control pills after the withdrawal bleeding/period at end of your first pill pack, the second bleeding that you experienced could have been the withdrawal bleeding due to stopping with the pill use. If you had been sexually active and if your ovulation/fertility has returned immediately after stopping with the hormonal contraceptive use, then the light and pink bleeding/discharge that you describe could be suggestive of probable implantation bleeding. Wait and watch for your next periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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